Intel Rocket Lake Core i9-11900K 8 Core Desktop CPU Review Ft. MSI MEG Z590 ACE, ASRock Z590 Steel Legend, AORUS Z590 PRO AX Motherboards



Intel Core i9-11900K

30th March, 2021
Type CPU
Price $539.00 US

Intel Core i9-11900K - Cooler Performance and Temperatures

The Intel Rocket Lake processors feature higher clock speeds and new architecture, this means that the temperatures can directly be affected by the updated design. In terms of packaging, the CPUs ship with the same STIM or Soldered Thermal Interface Material as the 9th Gen Unlocked chips.

In short, Intel has gone back to the soldered design with higher quality thermal interface material between the die and IHS so that should technically lead to better temperatures under overclocking and stress situations. The results were carried out with the ASUS Ryujin 240 AIO liquid cooler:

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